Swartout retrial in Eugene begins like the first
Sunday, May 6, 2012
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Opening statements at a retrial for a Eugene woman accused of killing her baby seem to indicate both attorneys will be taking similar approaches to the way the trail went the first time around.
But they both promise they will be calling some new witnesses.
After the first trial, several members of the jury told The Register-Guard (http://is.gd/LFfoL8 ) they deadlocked one vote shy of the unanimous verdict needed to convict Angelica Swartout.
The 24-year-old hotel clerk is charged with aggravated murder for allegedly killing a newborn son in a work place bathroom.
Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com